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Celebrating World Egg Day

As members of the egg industry, we're proud to take one day to celebrate the power of the egg: World Egg Day 2018.

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Nutrition and metabolism: Preventing fatty liver

With longer production cycles, maintaining a healthy liver is crucial for hen performance. Liver health is strongly linked to egg mass, eggshell quality, and persistency in lay. Veterinarian, Rafae...

Hendrix Genetics Layers awarded AI Free Compartment status

All Hendrix Genetics Layers' breeding complexes, GPS farms, rearing farms, and hatcheries in the Netherlands have been awarded AI Free compartment status by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Auth...

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European technical distributors meeting held in the Netherlands

Sharing knowledge and connecting individuals in the value chain is one of our aims as an industry leader. A recent technical distributor meeting held in Uden, The Netherlands was one example puttin...

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How to feed layers for longer production cycles and high performance

When layers are kept in production for 100 weeks instead of 60 or 80 weeks, egg output and the associated export of nutrients is much higher. High performing birds need a perfect feeding strategy t...

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New issue of Layer Vision magazine

This issue features technical resources, company updates, and customer stories from around the world. We hope you enjoy reading!

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Laying hens unlock natural defences to ward off disease

A new genetic link to the immune system in laying hens has been discovered that could result in laying hens being born resistant to many diseases.  

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The importance of bodyweight management

Bodyweight management is an important parameter to track throughout the life of your birds. From day old to transfer, growth and organ development occurs at various ages. A lack of growth during a ...

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Managing layer health in an alternative system

Health management of your flock in alternative system involves choosing the right breed, feeding program, and system design. After that, it's up to you to plan, observe, and adjust.

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An insight into the Genetics Applied to Livestock Production World Congress

In February of this year, the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production was held. Get to know the insights, trends and key outcomes of the event. 

Upcoming Trade Shows

Mark your calendar for these upcoming dates. Hendrix Genetics Layers representatives from technical services, genetics, and management will be available to meet at a trade show near you!

Finding the key to breeding a healthy hen

Wageningen University and Hendrix Genetics recently collaborated on a project to identify a DNA region that may explain why some layers are more disease-resistant than others. 

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Infection control at the molecular level

Incorporating forensic technology to catch AI early 

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Layer Vision

With the beginning of a new year, comes a new edition of our Layer Vision magazine. 

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Strong results from Seamorgh in Iran

We are excited to highlight parent stock customer, Seamorgh Inc., located in Iran. 

Hendrix Genetics hosts Brazilian egg producers

A group of Brazilian egg producers visited European farms in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. The goal of the visit was to provide education and give insights on making enhancements in their o...

Hendrix Genetics @ the Latin American Poultry Congress

From September 26-29, Hendrix Genetics participated in the Latin American Poultry Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico. We were proud to welcome many new and existing customers to discuss our products a...

Animal welfare - our responsibility to the entire protein supply chain

Enhancing the welfare of our layers is not just important for today’s end consumers and for a more transparent food supply chain, we believe it is also the right thing to do. For this reason, we ha...

Bovans White a Key Player in the Mexico Egg Market

The Bovans White was a featured product at Incubadora Mexicana’s (Sanfer-IMSA) technical seminar. 

Het Anker celebrates 50 years

We are proud to have been a part of the recent 50th anniversary of one of our valued customers, Het Anker, based in the Netherlands. 

Good feathering in free range environments

Recent experiments confirm 2 key facts.

Success Story: Bovans and Diamond Chicks in Bangladesh

Diamond Chicks received their first Bovans Brown PS flock

Layer Vision

The new layer magazine from Hendrix Genetics, formally known as ISA Focus

Welcome to the new Bovans website

You might notice things look a little different around here…

Egg Layers in Africa

We sit down with Peter Arts, African Area Manager to discuss the growing African egg layer sector and how Bovans is working with local operations to expand and increase supply of this food source. 

Bovans featured at Eurotier

From November 15 - 18, 2016 the Eurotier exhibition took place in Hanover, German